Graduated from Kent Street Senior High School.
- Came in Top 1% in the 1996 Australian Mathematics Competition;
- Undertook the following 6 subjects for the Tertiary Entrance Exam: Calculus, Applicable Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, Geography;
- Received ‘Dux of Class’ award for Year 12 Geography;
- Was awarded 2-week ‘Mining Engineering’ work experience at Mt. McClure Gold Mine.